King George Square | Brisbane City Council

King George Square

King George Square is Brisbane’s premier public square located in front of Brisbane City Hall . Find out what's on and how to make a booking to hire the square for events. A permit is required for vehicle access for works in the square and approval is needed for peaceful assemblies.

What's on at King George Square

King George Square is home to a variety of events and activities including markets, Games Night and more.

Find out what's on at King George Square.

Event bookings 

King George Square offers a range of spaces suitable for corporate events, product launches, civic ceremonies, festivals, concerts and exhibitions.

Located adjacent to Brisbane City Hall and with over 3000 square metres of useable space, King George Square makes an ideal outdoor venue for Brisbane-based events and functions.

To book King George Square for events, contact the City Hall venue operator, Epicure.

Community groups can apply for additional assistance with venue hire costs from the Lord Mayor's City Hall and King George Square Community Service Obigation Funding via the City Hall and King George Square online application. Ensure that you have already received a quote from Epicure before filling out this form. 

Light up King George Square

Find out about lighting up City Hall and King George Square.

Vehicle access for works

A permit is required for vehicle access for works in King George Square. Vehicles with an CGVM (combined gross vehicle maximum) of less than 4 tonnes will only be permitted access during the following times:

  • midnight-7am Monday to Friday
  • 2-7am weekends

You can apply using the City Hall and King George Square online application.

Peaceful assembly

For assemblies in King George Square you will need to apply to Council for approval at least five working days before the proposed event:

Submit this form by:

  • mail to:
    Divisional Manager, City Administration and Governance
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001
  • email:
  • fax on 07 3334 0043.

Permission must also be obtained from Queensland Police if you will be using a road or footway during your assembly or procession.

Peaceful assemblies with less than 15 people attending can use Speakers’ Corner area of King George Square without submitting an application. Please note, amplification is not permitted in Speakers’ Corner.

You can view the Peaceful Assembly Act 1992 on the Queensland Government Queensland Legislation website.

For more information about peaceful assembly notifications, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

06 June 2018